Inside AI Policy

February 24, 2024

House Republican supports FTC investigating AI companies for anticompetitive practices

By Mariam Baksh / February 7, 2024

A Republican cosponsor of one of the main efforts to pass legislation addressing the rise of artificial intelligence voiced support for the Federal Trade Commission’s probe of tech companies advancing the technology, highlighting a core feature of a leading bipartisan approach on Capitol Hill.

“I do worry at times that the FTC kind of functions without legislative guide rails,” Rep. Marcus Molinaro (R-NY) said. But he added, “That said, at the moment, that's the tool, and the tool needs to...

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